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Monte Irvin

Photograph By Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Inc.

Irvin was the star shortstop of the Newark Eagles in the '30s and '40s before becoming an All-Star and World Series champ with the New York Giants in the '50s -- and forming the first all-black outfield in MLB history with Willie Mays and Hank Thompson.